adj(before noun/delante del nombre)
- 1.1 (smelly) hediondo, fétido, apestosoMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (very bad) [colloquial/familiar] I've got a stinking cold tengo un resfriado espantoso keep your stinking job! ¡quédate con tu maldito or asqueroso trabajo! [colloquial/familiar]
- It follows a fleeing him like a stink cloud, misconstruing his running away as an opportunity to take more pictures and ask more questions.
- Giant oil drum of sludge in a back closet next to the bathroom: someone bumped the lid off this with a bit of equipment and immediately vomited due to the stench that came out from the stink barrel.
- I'm trying that right now, but I can't have this stink situation put a damper on my session situation.
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- She is a visionary, driven by a remarkable energy, determined and brave, undeterred by threats and harassment and numerous arrests and uncomfortable nights in stinking police cells.
- This blight was caused by a fungus, Phytophthora infestans, and its effect, where it took hold, was to destroy crops almost completely, leaving farmers with nothing but stinking black rotten remains of the tubers.
- Thousands of prisoners every morning have to get up and empty the stinking chamber pots which have sat in their cells overnight.
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- I can't really think of any, and if that's all there are, then, isn't that a stink reason to give your sovereignty away?
- Tonight will be spent having a couple of quiet ones at Le Pub - I've only just got over jetlag so wouldn't want to jeopardise my recovery by turning up to work with a stinking hangover tomorrow.
- A severe attack usually coincides with a stinking hangover and can start as early as midday, from whence I will spend the rest of the weekend brooding on the inevitability of Monday morning.
- Achievement of the day: got up and down a 4000 metre mountain in under fourteen hours, with a stinking cold, and no sleep at the halfway shed due to aching sinuses and the general lack of air.
- [colloquial/familiar] (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) they're stinking rich están forrados (de dinero) [colloquial/familiar], están podridos en plata or (Spain/España) podridos de dinero [colloquial/familiar] he was stinking drunk estaba como una cuba [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- Grumpy, middle-aged restaurant reviewers spending Sunday Times dosh with bad grace, used-up sloaney jet trash, PR moppets on expense accounts and the truly stinking rich, that's who.
- All quibbles about the merits of that series aside, as an English major, it makes me happy when an author of prose fiction becomes stinking bloody rich.
- It's just that once he became so stinking rich he couldn't hope to ever spend it all on himself, he got interested in building a legacy rather than a personal fortune.